Virginia Delegate Kenneth Plum [D]

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VAHB5069EngrossLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints; penalty. Makes it a Class 6 felony for a law-enforcement officer to use a neck restraint in the performance of his official duties. The bill defines "neck restraint" as the use of a...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5098EngrossHate crime; falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials; penalty. Increases the penalty for falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony when a person...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5028EngrossWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, law-enforcement officers, first responders, health care ...
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2020-09-24
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 1-N)
VAHB5058EngrossIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Changes from a primary offense to a secondary offense the traffic infractions of operating a motor vehicle (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective ...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5062EngrossDismissal of criminal charges on Commonwealth's motion. Requires a court to grant a motion to dismiss made by the Commonwealth, whether with or without prejudice, and with the consent of the defendant unless the court finds by clear and convincing ev...
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2020-09-24
Committee substitute printed 20201254D-S2
VAHB5109EngrossDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop a uniform curriculum and lesson plans for the compulsory minimum entry-leve...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5043EngrossMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall support the...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB5055EngrossLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Requires a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers and...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 4-N)
VAHB5108EngrossCriminal Justice Services Board; Committee on Training; membership and responsibilities. Changes the membership of the Criminal Justice Services Board and its Committee on Training by requiring that some members be representatives of a civil rights o...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5045EngrossCarnal knowledge of an inmate, parolee, probationer, arrestee, detainee, or pretrial defendant or posttrial offender; local or state law-enforcement officer; penalty. Adds law-enforcement officers to those persons who are guilty of a Class 6 felony i...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5104EngrossMinimum qualifications for law-enforcement officer, etc.; disclosure of information. Provides that any sheriff or chief of police, the director or chief executive of any agency or department employing deputy sheriffs or law-enforcement officers, and ...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5051EngrossDecertification of law-enforcement officer. Requires any sheriff, chief of police, or agency administrator to notify the Criminal Justice Services Board in writing within 48 hours of becoming aware that any certified law-enforcement or jail officer c...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5099EngrossSearch warrants; prohibition on no-knock search warrants. Prohibits any law-enforcement officer from seeking, executing, or participating in the execution of a no-knock search warrant, defined in the bill as any search warrant executed without law-en...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5029EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; failure to intervene in an unlawful use of force; penalties. Requires that any law-enforcement officer who witnesses another law-enforcement officer, in the performance of his official duties, engaging or attempting to engage...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 4-N)
VAHB5072EngrossLaw-enforcement misconduct. Authorizes the Attorney General to file a civil suit or inquire into or seek to conciliate, through the Division of Human Rights, any unlawful pattern and practice against the Commonwealth or a locality whenever the Attorn...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5148EngrossDepartment of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...
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2020-09-24
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 4-N)
VAHB5048EngrossOutbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residential or day...
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2020-09-22
Reported from Education and Health with amendment (13-Y 0-N)
VAHB5046EngrossTelemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for medically necessary health care services provided throu...
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2020-09-22
Reported from Education and Health with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB5113EngrossCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Community Eligibility Provision. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that contains any public elementary or secondary school that is eligible to participate in the...
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2020-09-22
Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB5052EngrossLegal holidays; Juneteenth. Recognizes the nineteenth day of June of each year, also known as Juneteenth, as a legal holiday in the Commonwealth to commemorate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the last of the former Confederate ...
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2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N)
VAHB5093EngrossEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil ...
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2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (12-Y 1-N)
VAHB5064EngrossVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan. Requires a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling units, or more than a 10 percent interest in more than four rental dwellin...
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2020-09-18
Committee substitute printed 20201219D-S1
VAHB5106EngrossLandlord and tenant, noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on reporting negative credit information arising from the COVID-19 pandemic; penalty; emergency. Provides that a landlord shall not take any adverse action against a tenant or appl...
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2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (8-Y 3-N 3-A)
VAHB5090EngrossVirginia Freedom of Information Act; law-enforcement criminal incident information; criminal investigative files. Adds criminal investigative files, defined in the bill, to the types of law-enforcement and criminal records required to be released in ...
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2020-09-18
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB5047EngrossVirginia Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; manufacturers and distributors. Prohibits any manufacturer or distributor from selling necessary goods or services at an unconscionable price during a declared state of emergency. Under current law, the ...
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2020-09-16
Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (13-Y 2-N)
VAHB5112EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; duty to render aid; duty to report wrongdoing by another law-enforcement officer; penalty. Requires any law-enforcement officer on duty who witnesses another person suffering from a serious bodily injury or a life-threatening...
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2020-09-16
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (10-Y 3-N)
VAHB5087EngrossUnemployment compensation; short-time compensation; sunset repeal; emergency. Repeals two sunset provisions from legislation enacted during the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly that, among other things, established a short-time compensati...
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2020-09-16
Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB5116EngrossPaid quarantine leave. Requires public and private employers to provide eligible employees paid quarantine leave. The bill provides that such paid quarantine leave is available for immediate use by the employee, regardless of how long the employee ha...
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2020-09-16
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N)
VAHB5059EngrossCertain hospices, home care organizations, private providers, assisted living facilities, and adult day care centers; immunity from civil liability; COVID-19; emergency. Provides that a licensed hospice, home care organization, private provider, assi...
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2020-09-16
Reported from Judiciary (12-Y 0-N)
VAHB5103EngrossAppropriation; Department of Elections. Appropriates $2,000,000 to the Department of Elections to be used to provide prepaid postage for the return of absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020, election. The bill requires that such prepaid postage be...
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2020-09-10
Recommitted to Finance and Appropriations
VAHB5013EngrossCivil action for deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers in employing or contracting for the services of law-enforcement officers. Creates a civil action for the deprivation of a person's rights by a law-enforcement officer...
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2020-09-10
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB5030EngrossMonuments and memorials for war veterans; authority of localities. Changes the authority of a locality from the authority to "contextualize or cover" to the authority to "alter" a monument or memorial for war veterans located within the geographical ...
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2020-09-09
To Senate Local Government Committee
VAHR544EngrossCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR550EngrossCelebrating the life of Nathaniel Thomas Connally, Jr., M.D.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR551EngrossCommending the Virginia Hospital Center.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR582IntroRacism; public health crisis. Recognizes that racism is a public health crisis in Virginia.
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2020-08-28
To House Rules Committee
VAHB5130IntroEssential workers; hazard pay; personal protective equipment; civil penalty. Requires, that following the declaration by the Governor of a state of emergency pursuant to § 44-146.17 that includes or is followed by any additional executive order ...
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2020-08-25
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHJR5011IntroWomen's Suffrage Month. Designates August, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Women's Suffrage Month in Virginia.
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2020-08-24
To House Rules Committee
VAHB5111IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; temporary prohibition against landlord termination of rental agreements or actions to obtain possession of a dwelling unit under certain circumstances. Prohibits the termination of rental agreements and t...
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2020-08-24
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB5114IntroLaw-enforcement officer conduct during an arrest or detention; use of force; prohibited practices. Prohibits the use of excessive force, defined in the bill as any force that is objectively unreasonable given the totality of the circumstances, includ...
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2020-08-22
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5096IntroSchool boards; websites; COVID-19 virus mitigation plan; emergency. Requires each school board to post in a publicly accessible and conspicuous location on its website the plan outlining its strategies for mitigating the spread and public health risk...
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2020-08-20
To House Education Committee
VAHB5091IntroRequired release of video or audio recording; discharge of firearm or use of stun gun or chemical irritant by law-enforcement officer. Requires that whenever a law-enforcement officer (i) discharges a firearm or (ii) uses a stun gun or chemical irrit...
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2020-08-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5086IntroMobile crisis co-response team programs. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall support the development and establishment of a mental health first response an...
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2020-08-18
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB789PassConsumer lending. Replaces references to payday loans with the term "short-term loans." The measure caps the interest and fees that may be charged under a short-term loan at an annual rate of 36 percent, plus a maintenance fee; increases the maximum ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1215)
VAHB582PassLabor and employment; collective bargaining; employees of counties, cities, and towns. Permits counties, cities, and towns to adopt local ordinances authorizing them to (i) recognize any labor union or other employee association as a bargaining agent...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1209)
VAHB1211PassDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources or been claimed as a dependent on an individual tax return fi...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1227)
VAHB438PassWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1206)
VAHB785PassLocal tax authority. Modifies or eliminates several restrictions that apply to taxes imposed by counties, and establishes a new restriction on cigarette taxes imposed by any locality. The bill authorizes most counties to impose an admissions tax, not...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1214)
VAHB1422PassChesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan initiatives; nutrient management plans; stream exclusion. Sets December 31, 2025, as the target date to achieve the water quality goals contained in Virginia's final Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1185)
VAHB56PassMinimum wage; tipped employees; classification. Prohibits an employer from classifying an individual as a tipped employee if the individual is prohibited by applicable federal or state law or regulation from soliciting tips.
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1145)
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